NHS Trust joins forces with Each Person
Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals to recognise, reward and offer the best online savings to employees
NHS Foundation Trust Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital, based in Surrey has partnered with Each Person, and introduced a new NHS staff recognition scheme. Their aim is to recognise and reward over 3,300 employees. Each Person is the recognition, reward and employee discount scheme, powered by multi-retailer platform and digital currency epoints. It offers employers a unique and flexible approach to showing appreciation to employees. The partnership extends Each Person’s growing list of clients.
What is the benefit of this new NHS staff recognition scheme?
Karen Archer-Burton, Assistant Director of HR – Learning and Organisational Development, Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals said: “It is the passion and expertise of our employees that has ensured that the hospital has recently retained its rating of ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). To ensure that we attract and retain the very best talent, it is vital that each and every employee feels valued.”
Through the partnership with Each Person, Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals employees will now benefit from an extra 10% – 15% off at major online retailers, including Amazon, Argos, John Lewis and many more. Employees can shop multiple retailers all at once and get an extra 10% – 15% off the retailer’s price, even in the sales.
The Each Person platform also enables companies to reward and recognise teams and individuals for meeting objectives and demonstrating behaviours that are aligned with core business values. Managers can send digital ecards to individuals or departments as a simple non-monetary acknowledgement and can attach the epoints currency to ecards as a reward.
Employees at Ashford and St Peter’s are currently recognised with ecards and rewarded with the epoints currency for a range of reasons, from recognising the ‘Team Member of the Month’, to rewarding flu vaccinators for their support in the hospital’s recent flu campaign.
The epoints currency can be spent on a huge range of gifts and experiences from multiple retailers in the epoints shop, where employees can also enjoy an extra 10%- 15% off the retail price.
Karen continues: “Historically, our recognition and reward scheme was relatively ad-hoc and informal. After thorough research, Each Person provided us with the ideal solution that offers the flexibility to align recognition and rewards to our core company values and goals. We were also keen to work with Each Person given its strong links with the healthcare industry.”
Matt Norbury, CEO and Founder of Each Person and epoints, said: “Typically, reward and recognition schemes fail to engage and have little relevance to employees, with many companies adopting a ‘one size fits all’ approach. A key challenge is delivering a reward that is easy to administer and attractive for the recipient. With Each Person, employees can choose their own rewards ensuring the scheme is attractive and engaging to all employees. We are delighted to be working in partnership with Ashford and St Peter’s hospitals and look forward to developing our relationship with them further.’
epoints digital rewards currency can also be collected outside the workplace as part of an employee’s everyday activity via the epoints app. Employees can top up their epoints by shopping online, playing games and inviting friends. The epoints currency can also be purchased online and gifted to and from friends and family.
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